Coronavirus news and resources for managers and leaders.
NADA eLearning: Engage families and significant others, support clients with complex needs and be guided on gender and sexuality indicators.
Adapting to change: Discover how AOD services responded to COVID-19, consumer insights about treatment, and tips to help you adjust to life after lockdown.
The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. We represent close to 100 organisational members that provide a broad range of alcohol and other drugs services including health promotion and harm reduction, early intervention, treatment and continuing care programs. Together, we work to reduce the harms related to alcohol and other drugs use across the NSW community. Learn more.

News

Submission: Standing committee on social policy and legal affairs inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence

NADA acknowledges the gendered nature of family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) and while we would posit that there is
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CMHDARN innovation and evaluation grants 2020–2021

Would you like to demonstrate the impact of your service or program in the mental health and AOD sectors? Do
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Drug alert: Counterfeit alprazolam

Counterfeit alprazolam contains other harmful drugsThere have been increasing reports of counterfeit alprazolam products found around Australia. At the same
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Sector watch: July 2020

Funding advocacy NADA has been actively advocating for funding support for our membership across two critical issues. Firstly, NADA members
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Events

19Aug

Webinar: Access & Equity - Barriers and enablers associated with access and equity in AOD treatment in NSW

WHEN: Wednesday 19th August 2020 @ 12noon WHERE: Online at your desk…
21Aug

EIIF Webinar 2 - Evaluation findings from the Ted Noffs' Street University Engagement Program, and the Odyssey House NSW Residential Rehabilitation Program

Hosted by the Network of Alcohol & Other Drugs (NADA)…
25Aug

Webinar: Responding to Domestic and Family Violence when Working in Alcohol and Other Drugs Settings

This webinar will be presented by NSW Health Education Centre…

Resources

The ‘Alcohol and other drugs treatment guidelines for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’ resource has been developed to support non-Aboriginal service providers ...
Central to workforce performance are capabilities—the knowledge, skills and attributes that workers must demonstrate to perform their roles effectively. Developed for, and with input from ...
NADA is excited to launch Well Beings, a short-animation series with practical, evidence based tips and tricks to reduce stress and enhance health and wellbeing. ...
This page will be continually updated. Last update: 5 August 2020 For news and resources specific to managers and leaders, click here. For members’ frequently asked questions, ...
NADA in partnership with Family Drug Support and the Ministry of Health NSW Government, developed training and resources for the AOD sector and other primary ...
Developed by NADA, this toolkit supports the formal quality improvement program of non government AOD organisations. Download the files to easily create or review operational ...
Although members of LGBTI and HIV positive communities use AOD for many of the same reasons as the population at large, there is evidence to ...
Coping with stress and uncertainty during COVID-19 Feeling overwhelmed and on edge in the wake of COVID-19? You’re not alone. As difficult as this situation ...
Did you know that at their core, the principles of consumer participation relate to human rights, health outcomes, relationships, service delivery, as well as accreditation ...
Taking care of your health is important no matter what you do for a living. But when it comes to AOD work it’s all the ...

Jobs

Registered Nurse

Lives Lived Well
Lives Lived Well
Applications close: 23 Aug 2020
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2 x AOD Counsellor Case Manager/Group Facilitators

Lives Lived Well
Lives Lived Well
Applications close: 17 Aug 2020
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Forensic Counsellor, Justice Services Program

Karralika Programs Inc
Karralika
Applications close: 28 Aug 2020
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Network updates

Gender and sexuality diverse AOD worker network

Network update The Gender and Sexuality Diverse AOD Worker Network held a planning day in April to set out a
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NADA practice leadership group

Network update For best practices in service delivery adaptations during COVID-19, the NPLG recommended: Flexibility Clients have different circumstances in
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Research network

Network update Research skills webinar Registrations are open for CMHDARN’s second webinar on research skills, to be held on 18
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Youth AOD services network

Network update The Youth Network has been meeting online fortnightly since the onset of COVID-19 restrictions. These meetings have served
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